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Famous Figure Skaters from Japan

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List of notable or famous figure skaters from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top figure skaters born in Japan and even some popular figure skaters who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese figure skaters then this list is the perfect resource for you. These figure skaters are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known figure skater from Japan is included when available.

List people include Chris Reed, Miki Ando and many additional people as well.

This historic figure skaters from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese figure skaters of note?" and "Who are the most famous figure skaters from Japan?" These prominent figure skaters of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese figure skaters.

Use this list of renowned Japanese figure skaters to discover some new figure skaters that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
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  • Chris or Christopher Reed may refer to: Chris Reed (baseball) (born 1990), baseball pitcher Chris Reed (figure skater) (born 1989), Japanese ice dancer Chris Reed (marksman), American competitive shooter Chris Reed (American football) (born 1992), American football guard Christopher Reed (politician) (born 1972), American politician Christopher Robert Reed (born 1942), American historian... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Fumie Suguri (村主 章枝, Suguri Fumie, born December 31, 1980) is a Japanese figure skater. She is a three-time World medalist, a three-time Four Continents champion, the 2003 Grand Prix Final champion, and a five-time Japanese national champion.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Chiba, Japan
  • Mao Asada (浅田 真央, Asada Mao, born 25 September 1990) is a Japanese former competitive figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic silver medalist, a three-time World champion (2008, 2010, 2014), a three-time Four Continents champion (2008, 2010, 2013), and a four-time Grand Prix Final champion (2005–06, 2008–09, 2012–13, 2013–14). She is the only female figure skater who has landed three triple Axel jumps in one competition, which she achieved at the 2010 Winter Olympics. Asada is also the 2005 World Junior champion, the 2004–05 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and a six-time Japanese national champion (2006–2010, 2012–2013). She held the world record for the ladies' short program score, until... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Nagoya, Japan
  • Miki Ando
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    Miki Ando (安藤 美姫, Andō Miki, born December 18, 1987) is a retired Japanese figure skater. She is the 2007 and 2011 World champion, 2011 Four Continents champion, 2004 World Junior champion, and a three-time (2003, 2004 & 2010) Japanese national champion. Ando is the first female skater to complete a quadruple jump successfully in competition. She accomplished this at the 2002–03 Junior Grand Prix Final in The Hague.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 32
    • Birthplace: Japan